1/200 - The most beautiful airplane in the world...

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1/200 - The most beautiful airplane in the world...

Postby teddybeer » Sun Jun 30, 2019 13:59

Okay, I'm exaggerating, but just a little... :lol: :lol:

But it is true that it is an extraordinary aircraft, and the fact that it is at 1/200 makes it even more beautiful : the Handley Page HP.142 Heracles

https://144airbattle.blogspot.com/2019/06/1200-handley-page-heracles-part-2.html
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Re: 1/200 - The most beautiful airplane in the world...

Postby smeg1959 » Sun Jun 30, 2019 23:50

It is a very graceful looking aircraft to be sure, and that 1/200 rendition certainly does it full justice. Love the photo with it posed opposite the DH88 Comet "Grosvenor House". :mrgreen:

Of course in 1/144, there's the Airfix kit which, given its age (it dates back to 1965), is an excellent piece of work. Check out Merlin's build for more details. And curtains! ;)
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Re: 1/200 - The most beautiful airplane in the world...

Postby bluedonkey99 » Mon Jul 01, 2019 0:05

It's nice, but I see your Heracles and raise you the DH. 91 Albatross (kit available from F-Rsin)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_Havilland_Albatross

http://www.f-rsin.com/pages/collection/14048.html

Though, DH did make a habit of lovely aircraft
DH-88 Comet
Tiger moth
Rapide
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Comet I airliner
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Re: 1/200 - The most beautiful airplane in the world...

Postby F_IV » Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:08

The HP.42 is one of my all time favorites. I swear I’ll manage to get one of those Airfix kits one day.
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